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Businessman jailed over ‘breathtaking’ $395m NDIS fraud

A judge has jailed a businessman over a “breathtaking” National Disability Insurance Scheme fraud that conned international investors into handing over tens of millions of dollars. Demetrios “James” Charisiou was …

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Uber tech bros set out to destroy taxi app, lawyers say

Uber “tech bros” set out to destroy an Australian taxi app when the company moved in on the nation’s hire car market and started running an illegal rideshare service, lawyers …

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Uber to pay out taxi, hire drivers with almost $272m

Uber will cough up almost $272 million to compensate taxi and hire car drivers who lost out when the rideshare company “aggressively” moved into the Australian market. A class action …

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Crews to keep watch over fire ahead of more danger

Firefighters will keep a close eye on a massive blaze in Victoria’s west as investigators look into the cause of another fire. The more than 22,000-hectare Bayindeen fire, west of …

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Aim on preventing deaths ahead of ‘really tough’ day

Firefighters are focused on preventing deaths as Victoria braces for potentially catastrophic weather conditions. The Wimmera region’s fire danger rating for Wednesday was upgraded from extreme to catastrophic. Extreme fire …

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Company fined $1.3m for contractor forklift crush death

A Victorian company has been fined $1.3 million in the state’s first workplace manslaughter prosecution. The devastated family of Michael Tsahrelias wiped away tears outside court on Monday after Laith …

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Victorian courts reveal true scale of cyber attack

The cyber attack that hit Victoria’s court system was worse than officials first thought, with hackers accessing years’ worth of recorded hearings from as far back as 2016. Court Services …

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‘Matilda’ scores as 2023 word of the year

Australia’s national football team has waltzed into the history books again, this time as the namesake for the 2023 word of the year. Australian National University Dictionary Centre experts on …

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Flesh-eating ulcer spreads further as cases rise

The number of Victorians diagnosed with a flesh-eating bacterial skin infection has increased as health authorities warn cases have spread beyond previously known hotspots. Chief Health Officer Clare Looker on …

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Stadium deploys facial recognition after pitch invasion

Melbourne’s AAMI Park will join the list of Australian stadiums using facial recognition technology after a disastrous A-League pitch invasion last year. Soccer club Melbourne Victory flagged the technology would be …

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